William J Murray

Dec 31 1948
Nov 18 2018
69 Years
Coatesville, Pennsylvania

William J Murray, 69, lifelong resident of Coatesville, passed away on Sunday, November 18, 2018 at the Coatesville VAMC Hospice Unit surrounded by his family. Born in Coatesville, he was the son of the late Alfred A. Murray, Sr. and Ida Jane Franciscus Murray.

Bill was an area resident all his life and a 1968 graduate of the Coatesville Area High School. He proudly served in the US Navy during the Vietnam War from 1968 to 1974. He was employed by Wyeth Labs in Paoli, PA. 

Bill was a member of the Brandies fire Co. in Coatesville and also a member of the Westwood Fire Company where he served as Chief in 1980.

He is survived by two children; William F. Murray and wife Anna of Fayetteville, NC and Sonya Montgomery and husband Joseph of Lancaster, 11 grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren and five siblings; Alfred Murray, Jr. of Coatesville, Lynn "Susie" Mattson of Coatesville, Marjorie Douglas of Weatherford, Texas, JoAnn Russum of Coatesville and Karen Wilkinson of Coatesville.

Memorial services will be held on Saturday, December 1, 2018 at 2:00 PM at the All Faith Chapel, Building 72, 1400 Blackhorse Hill Road, Coatesville, PA with visitation from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in Bill's memory to the Coatesville VAMC Hospice & Palliative Care Program, 1400 Black Horse Hill Rd., Coatesville, PA 19320.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Wilde Funeral Home of Parkesburg, PA.  Online condolences can be posted at www. wildefuneralhome.com 

Service Date: 
Nov 21 2018 - 9:19am
Service Location: 
All Faith Chapel. Coatesville VAMC


Karen. I am so sorry for your loss. Cherish the memories. Sam and Kim

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Dearest Sonya and Family,  Thank you so very much for the privilege of taking care of your dad.  He was always so kind and welcoming to me.  We shared lots of laughs and some tears together and I will always have a special place in my heart for him!  I am wishing you all peace in your hearts.  God Bless!   Love, Theresa



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